The Lafayette County Leadership Council (LCLC) is a nonprofit civic organization with the mission to promote economic development, provide and assist in charitable community activities, improve quality of life in the county, and cultivate the educational improvements of all residents. The council has been sanctioned by the IRS and the State of Arkansas Secretary of State as a Non-Profit Association and operates under its own set of By-Laws with four elected positions; President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer serving 12 month terms. These are non paid, elected volunteer positions.
The mission and vision of this organization is to promote the interest, welfare, and educational excellence of our communities through our endeavors. We do this by developing and making use of the individual and collective efforts of the members to advance the welfare and interest of our residents. We demonstrate pride, commitment, integrity, and professionalism in all that we do and look forward to serving the residents of Lafayette County. We serve as a platform for improving the quality of life and education opportunities for our residents as well as helping those less fortunate. Membership is open to any resident of the County.
MEET THE TEAM: Click Photo for Bio
Chantell Dunbar-Jones - President
Chantell Dunbar-Jones is the President of the Lafayette County Leadership Council. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communications, a Master's in Strategic Communications, and is certified in Organizational Leadership.
Robert Gaines - Vice President
Robert is a native of Lewisville, Arkansas and a veteran of the United States Army.
Christie Dunbar - Treasurer
Christie Dunbar is a native of Stamps, AR and holds a bachelor's degree in finance.
Ethan Dunbar - Director of Community Center Planning & Development
Ethan Dunbar was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Lewisville, AR. He spent his entire adult life serving in the United States Army and retired in February 2015 after 32 years of honorable service. Ethan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Management/Public Relations, both from the University of Maryland. Ethan feels that there is so much more to offer our residents and youth in this small community with a little leadership and initiative.